The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 30 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 5.25% 4.09% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 4.38% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 3
Average salary £25,000 £16,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
Graduate
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
315 160 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 97.22% 93.57% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 301 141 184
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Graduate
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Harrogate region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Harrogate

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 23 (74.19%) Degree
4 21 (67.74%) OO
5 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) Games
7 14 (45.16%) .NET
7 14 (45.16%) SaaS
8 11 (35.48%) Game Development
9 10 (32.26%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (32.26%) Java EE
9 10 (32.26%) J2EE
10 9 (29.03%) Finance
10 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
11 8 (25.81%) Force.com
12 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 7 (22.58%) Benchmarking
13 6 (19.35%) OOP
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
13 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (12.90%) Product Management
15 3 (9.68%) User Experience
15 3 (9.68%) CSS3
15 3 (9.68%) HTML5
15 3 (9.68%) jQuery
15 3 (9.68%) HTML
15 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
15 3 (9.68%) CSS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) SaaS
2 8 (25.81%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 14 (45.16%) Games
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) J2EE
2 10 (32.26%) Java EE
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) OO
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Game Development
4 10 (32.26%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Benchmarking
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) Product Management
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
10 2 (6.45%) Pay per click
10 2 (6.45%) UML
10 2 (6.45%) Web Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Yahoo!
1 2 (6.45%) Google